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Oct 02 2014

How to Fingerprint existing VMDK/VHD/RAW for De-duplication on Nutanix

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In my article How to enable Nutanix De-duplication per VMDK/VHD/RAW I explained how to enable or disable de-duplication and fingerprinting-on-write for individual VMDK/VHD or RAW vdisks via nCLI. Once de-duplication and fingerprinting-on-write are both enabled for a given vdisk NOS will process every new write with the US Secure Hash Algorithm 1 (SHA1) using native SHA1 optimizations …

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Sep 28 2014

How to enable Nutanix De-duplication per VMDK/VHD/RAW

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The Nutanix performance tier de-duplication allows the sharing of VM data on premium storage tiers (RAM and SSD). Performance of guest VMs suffers when active data can no longer fit in these premium tiers. Nutanix also provides de-duplication for the capacity tier (HDD) for greater VM density. Nutanix de-duplication is 100% software defined, with no controllers …

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Feb 20 2014

How to Establish PowerShell Connection to Nutanix and Execute your 1st Query

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In my article Nutanix Automation, Policies and the SDDC I discussed how Nutanix exposes all features and functions via REST API, enabling programmatic access to datacenter services within mainstream enterprises.   The current list of features and services that can be fully managed by programmatic access is long and include the following: Alerts Authconfig Cluster …

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